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August 7, 2017

Overly Automated Process Recruitment Frustrates Candidates

August 3, 2017 (Atlanta, GA) – Randstad US today announced the findings of a new study examining job seekers’ perceptions, attitudes and expectations of the job search process. According to the data, while most candidates find value in technology, they are frustrated when it supersedes the human aspect of the process. In fact, 82 percent…
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Leadership and career
February 22, 2017

Volunteering for the Common Good

By: Melissa Beck When it comes to corporate philanthropy, giving back can take many shapes and forms — purchasing tables at fundraising events, sponsoring local programs and teams or offering in-kind donations to increase visibility. These monetary contributions go a long way for nonprofits, which can use much-needed funds to…
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Leadership and career
February 24, 2016

5 Ways to Motivate Millennials and Gen Xers

We’re inundated with data on millennials — how they behave, what motivates them and what they like. Employers are eager to learn about every aspect of their personalities. And rightfully so. Generation Y (also known as Millennials) is now the largest demographic in the workforce, so of course this is…
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November 10, 2014

College Student: How Do I Get Corporations to Notice Me?

College students in their final years of university often face a common hurdle: how to stand out among a host of other bright-eyed, yet relatively inexperienced candidates.  Taunee Besson, career transitions expert and President and Principal Consultant at Dallas-based Career Dimensions offers advice applicable to both the greenest and the most seasoned…
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November 6, 2014

Gen Y Forcing a Change in HR

Generation Y represents the most socially connected and technically savvy contingent in today's workforce.  They're also, in large part, some of the more self-assured candidates out there.  They expect certain allowances and accommodations, and many HR departments are meeting those expectations.  And, frankly, they probably should be. Consider social media…
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September 26, 2014

In IT, Skills Mean Far More Than a Degree

By: Maurice Gilbert What’s the value of an education at a prestigious university?  According to a recent study by Robert Half Technology, it’s not as great as we previously might have thought. This survey, which polled 270 Chief Information Officers, revealed that more than half (51 percent) place greater weight…
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September 11, 2014

5 HR Trends to Watch

Human capital management firm Ceridian made their predictions earlier this year for a number of areas in which HR departments far and wide will be ramping up.  We've already seen several of these predictions come true so far this year - particularly number five.  Other tactics have been building in…
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August 6, 2014

4 Questions Executives Should ask HR When Hiring the Best Talent

By: Maurice Gilbert The C-suite sets the tone at the top, and when it comes to recruiting top talent, executives need to play an active role and request the best from their HR department.  Here are the questions to ask: Is your HR team attracting top talent or just building…
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June 17, 2014

Let’s Get Creative

Earlier this year, Recruiter.com covered an interesting recruiting technique employed by FP7, an ad agency in Dubai.  Apparently the agency hid prepaid cell phones inside hollowed-out books and mailed them to top talent.  And if the prospective hire cracked the cover, he’d find the gem, preprogrammed with the phone number…
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June 6, 2014

Why You Should Pay Attention to Candidates’ Hobbies and Interests

The hobbies and interests sections of resumes has fallen out of favor in recent years.  From an employer’s perspective, whether a candidate is interested in traveling, running marathons, reading or making pottery often holds little bearing on how he or she will perform on the job.  And a potential new…
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